Councilman Marks: Fitness center planned at Fullerton Plaza

fullerton-plazaCouncilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that further improvements are planned at Fullerton Plaza, as the owner plans to incorporate a 34,000 square foot fitness center into the renovated shopping center.

Plans call for a reconfiguration of the southern parking area.

Additionally, a sidewalk will be extended from Fitch Avenue to the proposed shopping area.

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Kimco Realty is working with a national fitness company to co-anchor the shopping center, along with Weis Market.

Further details will be forthcoming over the next few weeks.

“The redevelopment of the aging Fullerton Plaza has been a milestone for this part of the Belair Road corridor,” said Councilman Marks. “I want to thank Kimco Realty for their work and look forward to further improvements.”


Community shred day, yard sale coming to Fullerton Plaza in September

Shred DayUPDATE: Due to the impending hurricane, this event has been rescheduled for September 22, 2018.

Original story below…

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A Community Shred Day will take place in Fullerton next month.

The Overlea Fullerton Rosedale Business Association will be holding the event on Saturday, September 15, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fullerton Plaza Shopping Center, located at 7927 Belair Road (21236) near the new Weis Markets.

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The rain date will be Saturday, September 22nd.

The event will be sponsored by BB&T Bank.

Iron Mountain will be on-hand to shred attendees valuable documents.  The cost is free, but participants are asked to bring a donation of food, a toiletry, or school supplies.

Donations will benefit the Eastside Family Shelter located at MedStar Franklin Square Hospital.

There will be a yard sale and Small Business Saturday events taking place as well.

For more information, visit http://www.ofbpa.com.


Weis Markets opens new store in Nottingham

Weis Markets Fullerton Grand OpeningWeis Markets on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its new store in Fullerton Plaza in Nottingham.

The 67,500 square-foot supermarket, which anchors the re-built Fullerton Plaza shopping center, is the company’s 52nd location in Maryland and twelfth in Baltimore County.

The store, which employs more than 140 full- and part-time associates, features a large produce department with an expansive organic selection, a service seafood department with sustainably-caught seafood, a service meat department with on premise, custom-cut Certified Angus Beef®, a deli offering a wide selection of meals to go including a hot foods bar and hand-rolled sushi, a full-service pharmacy, Weis 2 Go online ordering with curbside pickup and a Gas N’ Go Fuel Center with six pumps.

Additional amenities include nearly 2000 organic and gluten-free grocery, dairy and frozen products and a European Fresh Flower Market with a variety of fresh flowers and mix-and-match bouquets.

“We are very pleased to further expand our service in the Baltimore area, and to anchor and revitalize the Fullerton Plaza shopping center,” said Jonathan Weis, Chief Executive Officer for Weis Markets. “We are proud to open our twelfth store in Baltimore County and look forward to serving the many communities along the Bel Air corridor.”

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The Nottingham store was built with multiple sustainability measures, underscoring the company’s commitment to reducing its carbon footprint chain-wide. These eco-friendly features include LED lighting to reduce electrical needs; low-flow devices to support water conservation efforts; energy control through demand response programs to reduce power usage during peak days and to reduce the store’s load on the power grid; enclosed refrigeration cases to reduce energy use; and advanced refrigeration technologies to reduce refrigerant use by 60 percent when compared to conventional systems.

To commemorate the opening and thank the community for its warm welcome, Weis Markets donated $50,000 to the Maryland Food Bank. Weis also donated to local nonprofits including Rosedale Volunteer Fire Company, Rosedale Public Library, Shady Spring PAL Center, Overlea-Fullerton Recreation Council, and Parkville High School Marching Band.

On hand for the occasion were Councilman David Marks, Senator Kathy Klausmeier, Delegate Christian Miele, Delegate Joe Cluster, Perry Hall White Marsh Business Association Vice President Lynn Richardson, Perry Hall Improvement Association Vice President Karen Harms, Overlea Fullerton Rosedale Business Association President Donna Bethke, and Parkville Carney Business Association President/NottinghamMD.com CEO Chris Montcalmo.


Weis Markets in Fullerton Plaza announces Grand Opening date

Weis MarketsA date has been set for the Grand Opening of the new Weis Markets in Fullerton.

A media preview day and ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at the new location at 7927 Bel Air Road on Wednesday, April 11, at 1:00 p.m.

The 67,500 square-foot store, which is a re-purposed site, will create 140 new full- and part-time jobs, driving employment in the region.

The store manager, William Siegmund, and his team will focus intently on serving the needs of the community.

At the event, Weis Markets will make a $50,000 donation to the Maryland Food Bank.

Weis Markets is based in Sunbury, Pennsylvania.

The new location will open to the public at 6 a.m. on Thursday, April 12.

Councilman Marks: Weis Markets in Fullerton Plaza to open in April

Weis MarketsBaltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that the new Weis Markets at Fullerton Plaza will open on Thursday, April 12, at 6 a.m.

The 67,500 square-foot store replaces a closed K-Mart location.

Weis Markets estimates the project will create 140 new full- and part-time jobs, driving employment in the region.

“I am delighted by the renovation of this shopping center and the opening of the new Weis Markets in Fullerton,” said Councilman Marks. “This store will not support more than 140 jobs in northeastern Baltimore County, but it will greatly advance our vision for an improved Belair Road corridor in this area.”

The Weis Markets store will anchor a renovation of the entire Fullerton Plaza, which is owned by Kimco Realty.

In addition to exterior improvements, landscaping will be placed throughout the shopping center, one of the oldest in the region.